— This week on Days of our Lives (Global/NBC): Alison Sweeney is finally back as Sami Brady. Look for Sami to clash with John (Drake Hogestyn) and Paul (Christopher Sean) at Will’s (Chandler Massey) gravesite on Monday (Oct. 16). Nicole (Arianne Zucker) tries to reason with Brady (Eric Martsolf). Hope (Kristian Alfonso) and Rafe (Galen Gering) argue about how she’s handling her new position. Gabi (Camila Banus) makes a plea on Eli’s (Lamon Archey).
— Days of our Lives (@nbcdays) October 16, 2017
Sami and Lucas (Bryan Dattilo) have an emotionally intense reunion on Tuesday (Oct. 17). Nicole breaks Eric’s (Greg Vaughan) heart. Paul and Sonny (Freddie Smith) deal with the Will situation. Victor (John Aniston) stuns Justin (Wally Kurth) and Maggie (Suzanne Rogers) with his announcement. Sami seeks comfort from Marlena (Deidre Hall) on Wednesday (Oct. 18). Bonnie (Judi Evans) has a fantasy while visiting Mickey’s grave. Justin updates Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) about Adrienne (also Judi Evans). Sonny turns to Chad (Billy Flynn) and Andre (Thaao Penghlis) for help.
Abigail (Marci Miller) walks in on Sami kissing Chad on Thursday (Oct. 18). Justin corners Bonnie. Steve visits Hattie (also Deidre Hall) at Statesville and demands to know what she did to Adrienne. Theo (Kyler Pettis) learns that Claire (Olivia Rose Keegan) and Tripp (Lucas Adams) will be working together. Sami and Eric share a bittersweet birthday reunion on Friday (Oct. 20). Nicole (Arianne Zucker) bids an emotional farewell to Salem. Hope confronts a familiar face from the past! Bonnie and Victor’s wedding begins.
Coming up: Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) will urge Eric to return to Salem. Hope arrests Sami. Justin, Steve and Kayla work to free Adrienne. Eric confronts Brady while Rafe and Hope clash over Sami. Sami, Paul, Sonny, John and Marlena head to Memphis!
— This week on The Young and the Restless (Global/CBS): Victor (Eric Braeden) was to make a deal with Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) on Monday (Oct. 16; Canadian airdates listed). Ashley (Eileen Davidson) sees Graham’s (Max Shippee) true colours. Sharon (Sharon Case) squares off with Nick (Joshua Morrow), as does Noah (Robert Adamson).
— Young & The Restless (@YRInsider) October 13, 2017
Jack (Peter Bergman) plots to rescue Dina (Marla Adams) on Tuesday (Oct. 17). Cane (Daniel Goddard) snags a job at Chancellor Industries. Lily (Christel Khalil) sets the record straight with Jordan (Darnell Kirkwood). Hilary (Mishael Morgan) makes nice with an enemy on Wednesday (Oct. 18). Victor seeks help from an unlikely person. Phyllis (Gina Tognoni) pushes Billy (Jason Thompson) to come clean.
On Thursday (Oct. 19), Victoria (Amelia Heinle) loses control. Jack considers his options. Cane’s relationship with Juliet (Laur Allen) takes an interesting turn.
— Eric Braeden (Victor, The Young and the Restless) will hold a book signing for “I’ll Be Damned” at Indigo’s Yorkville bookstore in Toronto, Ontario, on Sunday (Oct. 29) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
— This week on General Hospital (City/ABC): On Monday (Oct. 16), Carly (Laura Wright) receives disturbing information. “Jason” (Billy Miller) is determined as ever. Franco (Roger Howarth) is plagued with nightmares. Stella (Vernee Watson) makes strides. Curtis (Donnell Turner) is stunned. Sam (Kelly Monaco) makes a bold decision about her future on Tuesday (Oct. 17). Ava (Maura West) gets a visit. Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) worries about Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth). Scotty (Kin Shriner) gets the wrong idea. Franco grows further frustrated.
Ava agrees to help on Wednesday (Oct. 18). Franco makes a plea. Nina (Michelle Stafford) makes an unlikely ally. Anna (Finola Hughes) crosses Finn (Micheal Easton). Josslyn (Eden McCoy) hits a dead end. “Patient Six” takes in his surroundings on Thursday (Oct. 19). Franco fears he’s his own worst enemy. Griffin (Matt Cohen) comes to terms with his decision. Kevin (Jon Lindstrom) offers a sympathetic ear. Laura (Genie Francis) is left in suspense.
Nathan (Ryan Peavey) worries about his marriage on Friday (Oct. 20). Sam manipulates Maxie (Kirsten Storms). Michael (Chad Duel) grows paranoid. Olivia (Lisa LoCicero) wants more for Ned (Wally Kurth). Ava holds her own. Coming soon: Sam has a huge announcement while Monica (Leslie Charleson) hands down a family heirloom.
— Lexi Ainsworth and Ashley Jones have apparently exited General Hospital! Their pair’s final appearance occurred during the Oct. 11 episode where Kristina (Ainsworth) informed Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) that she was moving away to live with her former professor.
— This week on The Bold and the Beautiful (CTV Two/CBS): Quinn (Rena Sofer) loses it when she walks in on Wyatt (Darin Brooks) and Katie (Heather Tom) sharing an intimate moment on Monday (Oct. 16). Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) confesses to Rick (Jacob Young) and Maya (Karla Mosley) the messy details about her breakup with Bill (Don Diamont). Sheila (Kimberlin Brown) attempts to befriend Pam (Alley Mills) on Tuesday (Oct. 17), as she believes that she may be an asset to the future. Eric (John McCook) is forced to deal with the aftermath of Quinn’s cruel behaviour towards Katie.
On Wednesday (Oct. 18), Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) and Liam (Scott Clifton) trade interrogations, each not receiving the answers that they seek. Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) coerces Bill into looking inward and making an admission of guilt regarding Liam. Steffy then presents Bill with a major stipulation when she offers to mediate between he and Liam on Thursday (Oct. 19). Liam issues Justin (Aaron D. Spears) about the ramifications that will come from his lack of loyalty.
Bill congratulates Justin for coming through for him with the right information at the right time on Friday (Oct. 20). Wanting what is best for the Spencer family, Steffy makes a valiant attempt to get Liam to reconcile with Bill. Coming up: Sheila pressures Mateo (Francisco San Martin) while Sally (Patrika Darbo) gives Sally (Courtney Hope) advice about Liam.
— The Bold and the Beautiful’s Karla Mosley (Maya), Heather Tom (Katie) and Jacob Young (Rick) will travel to Johannesburg and Cape Town from October 21 to 26, 2017, for a publicly tour. The stars are set to visit iconic South African landmarks Table Mountain and Soweto including many other cultural, heritage and entertainment sites. For fans, they’ll make appearances at Mall of Africa and Maponya Mall in Johannesburg. The B&B cast visit coincides with the new Saturday morning omnibus broadcast that began on Oct. 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on SABC3.
“I’m so thankful that after 30 years, our South African viewers and our broadcaster, SABC3, remain an integral part of our extended television family, said The Bold and the Beautiful’s executive producer and head writer Bradley Bell. “To celebrate the occasion, we’re sending Karla, Heather and Jacob in person to convey our warm greetings and gratitude to our fans.”